Qualcomm Atheros provides robust, reliable and secure advanced access point solutions to leading Enterprise customers the world over. Our enterprise technology portfolio has expanded to include efficient system-on-chip (SoC) solutions, which integrate our Wi-Fi network processors, low-power Ethernet switches and PHYs, and indoor location solutions.
Qualcomm Atheros provides field-proven access point solutions to our customers to improve the efficiency and performance of enterprise networks and offers a breadth of performance and feature options to meet a wide range of customer needs, from SMEs to large, metropolitan deployments.
Industry-leading connectivity solutions
Qualcomm Atheros provides robust, reliable and secure enterprise connectivity with:
- Qualcomm® VIVE™ 802.11ac and 802.11n Wi-Fi solutions
- Qualcomm ETHOS® Gigabit and Fast Ethernet switch and PHY solutions
- Qualcomm IZat™ location solutions
Platform flexibility to enable product differentiation
Enterprise customers can efficiently customize access point products with Qualcomm Atheros’ easy-to-use reference designs and source code model, to enable product differentiation, reduce development costs and maximize return on investment. Our scalable hardware and Linux software architecture means customers can easily integrate our connectivity solutions into their products. Qualcomm Atheros also partners with best-in-class ODM partners to enable customers with enhanced time to market solutions.
Seamless Hotspot Connectivity
Qualcomm Atheros’ Wi-Fi networking solutions are certified for the new Passpoint™ features, which make it easier for enterprise OEMs to deliver products for Wi-Fi hotspots. They automatically discover nearby hotspots and create a secure connection – without constantly requiring new passwords or account numbers. Mobile consumers can now enjoy seamless connectivity wherever they roam, and service providers improve Wi-Fi offload for mobile data.
Qualcomm Atheros Low-Power Solutions Drive Efficiency in the Enterprise
Qualcomm Atheros WLAN, Ethernet and Location technologies are built from the ground up for low power operation. Our low-power enterprise solutions comply with the stringent European Code of Conduct (CoC) on Energy Efficiency and the European Union’s Energy-using Products Director for low-power, green-energy operation. Our WLAN solutions employ a variety of tactics including Efficient Power Amplifier (EPA) design, Dynamic MIMO Power Save and Unscheduled Automatic Power Save Delivery. Qualcomm Atheros’ Ethernet solutions comply with the IEEE 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet standard and feature proprietary techniques to enable solutions to work smarter and sleep longer. Our GPS technology employs a dual-core search architecture that enables faster-time-to-fix and better tracking capabilities, which substantially reduce solution power consumption.